When Leaving Becomes Arriving: David Whyte

One of the difficulties of leaving a relationship is not so much, at the end, leaving the person themselves — because, by that time, you’re ready to go; what’s difficult is leaving the dreams that you shared together. And you know that somehow — no matter who you meet in your life in the future, and no matter what species of happiness you would share with them — you will never, ever share those particular dreams again, with that particular tonality and coloration. And so there’s a lovely and powerful form of grief there that is the ultimate of giving away but making space for another form of reimagination.

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Oblivion (26/11)


Photo credits – Mayur Malusare

Whatever comes has to go,
Whoever arrives needs to leave.
Time passes as we bond for ages,
Jumble of human relations we tend to weave.

Today’s the day when you first said hello to me,
Being an acquaintance i replied to speak.
Who’d have known what awaited ahead of it all,
We were too engrossed in nurturing our lovely bond.

So scared you were while asking for my number just a week from now,
All day chit chat then followed somehow.
Two months from now we decided to meet,On seeing each other with a hug we’d greet

By now the dots had connected,
And the hearts had met.
Trust and belief grew stronger,
It was something hard to forget.

Not a day without each other we could stay
In the lovely fairytales we simply sway
Just when we were about to say ‘yes’,
Reality hit us like a demon, no less.

But like there is a dawn after every dusk,
You rescued us from getting rust.
You stood for hope and my belief was you
Went went through it all- the red, grey, black and blue.

As months passed we bloomed like the beautiful spring.
Whenever i felt low, a smile you could bring.
That was the power you had over me,
Something explained way beyond ecstasy.

They say the best memories are those,
That go unplanned.
I still abide to my words-
You were my perfect man.

Yes it was true, i was proud of us
Cause i had’nt ever known anybody like us
Had’nt ever thought id say this tonight
Its supposed to be OUR special day, right?

Forever and after as they say,
Wished they really meant it that way,
Doesnt really seem to real to me,
Cause nothing lasts forever, you see.

Living the life of what we are expected to be,
We lost each other somewhere between the agony.
Placed self interest above everything else.
It brought an end to our conquest.
Just like puppets, we were minions,
Heres to a life of oblivion.

Leaving aside all that took place,
Id like to say im glad i met you.
Even between all the drama,
You made me feel loved, priviledged, happy and true.
Cheers to US, today we turn Two!

A Special Friendship Band

Our peers really are a very important part of our lives.
I have been privileged to have had a very socially lovable image in my school days. Making friends was never really a problem to me. I am grateful to have a handful extremely wonderful people in my life who have been with me consistently throughout. But there are always a majority chunk of people who have seen just parts and phases of your life.
Back in school friendship bands and sketch pens used to fight with each other for a little space on our hands. Right now, I can hardly find one person who remembers any of it.
Today. No bands. No sketch pens. Just one small incident that urged me to write this article.
When I was just wondering about the irony of the situation, I had someone come up to me with a beautiful friendship band made of colorful hearts which had “friend” written in it. This young friend of mine really got me thinking.
All of us have different versions of friend for ourselves. We even differ with experiences with them.
For my little young one he saw a friend in me. Someone who just smiles at him and plays with him. We aren’t emotionally close, nor is he big enough to understand any of the life lessons which he can discuss with me. I kept wondering what made him think I was friend to him.
After a while I realised the answer. Something that is very simple but true. Like I said friends depend on our perceptions and our own definitions for them. For some, friends are people who they share things with. Others, just acquaintances. And as in this case, it’s just someone who he spends time with and gets a smile in return.
At once where I thought about how times have changed so drastically, I have one little kid make my day for me. He not only told me there is hope but also that I too was special.
So this is a little dedication to you. Who made my day, thankyou to you. Unknowingly you did made me feel extremely special. There isn’t any way you would understand any of this now kiddo. Few years down the line Il show this article to you myself. Cheers.
Happy friendship day to all.


“It was my father who taught me…..”

“It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.” – Dawn French

I am very proud to call a very respectable and influencing man as my father. he has always been a living example of excellence and struggle.  Leading me into the right way, correcting me when i went wrong, adoring me when i made him proud. Somebody who’s always been a big support system in whatever en-devour i choose and motivating me throughout my life. I believe the father daughter relationship is very important in the upbringing of a girl. He teaches her how to be strong, independent , and confident to face any challenge in life.

“They say that from the instant he lays eyes on her, a father adores his daughter. Whoever she grows up to be, she is always to him that little girl in pigtails. She makes him feel like paradise. In exchange, he makes a secret promise not to see the awkwardness of her teenage years, the mistakes she makes, or the secrets she keeps.” – Anonymous

When all else fails, there’s family.

when all else fails theres family Just something i heard on a daily family show over tv. Did not really understand what it really meant until now. You know the times when we are just strangled up trying to keep something and do not know what are our priorities. We just are so lost that often oversee even the most usual little things in our lives. When your mother comes to say goodbye to you whenever you leave home no matter what work she has. When your father is ready to go get you any luxury u demand and you just feel its not enough. When you do not pay attention to all the good luck your family sends you before every paper of yours just because you are waiting for someone else particularly to wish you. Its so easy for we teens to just sort our priorities without even keeping in mind any of the above. Why do we need to crash down to realize the importance of our own beloved families. Aren’t they the people who bought you in this beautiful world. The ones who nurtured you and caressed you when you fell down. Why is it so easy for us to forget everything. No matter how much you argue at end of the day you will always have your mother holding you in your arms with affection.

I write this to everyone who needs to know this. Our family is always going to be with us no matter what. they love us more than anybody else does. Choose your priorities wisely .

When all else fails, there’s family.